Orange-glazed english fruit-cake

120 min
Vegetarian Suitable for vegetarians
Type of dish: Pastries
Temperature: Room temperature
Cuisine type: European cuisine
Traces of milk
Traces of milk
Ingredients for 5 portions
Ingredients for portions/units
Sugar 0.25 kg
Eggs 5.0 ud
Plain flour 0.333 kg
Creamed corn 0.167 kg
Table salt 1.667 g
Raising agent 26.667 g
Rum 0.008 l
Orange flavour 1.667 g
Corinto raisins 0.333 kg
Fruit cubes 0.167 kg
Icing sugar 0.167 kg
Oranges 0.167 kg
Orange flavour 1.667 g
  • Preheat the oven to 170 ºC.
  • Grease a 20 cm long mould.
  • In a bowl, mix the oil with the sugar.
  • Add the eggs, one by one, and mix until they are incorporated.
  • In another bowl sieve the flour, the creamed corn, the salt and the raising agent.
  • Add the flour mixture to the dough and mix until there are no lumps, but without working the dough too much.
  • Moisten the sultanas.
  • Add the rum, the orange flavour, the corinto raisins and finally the fruit cubes.
  • Pour the dough into the mould until it is 3/4 full.
  • Bake for approximately 40 minutes or until golden brown. In any case, check that it is well baked.
  • Remove from the oven and leave to cool on a wire rack.

For the glaze

  • Prepare the orange juice.
  • In a bowl mix the icing sugar with the orange juice and the orange flavour.
  • Pour over the cake once it is cold and decorate it with some dried fruits and sprinkle with icing sugar.
Nutritional information (1 portion)
Fiber 7.75 g
Saturates 7.16 g
Monounsaturated fatty acids 13.26 g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids 25.38 g
Cholesterol 229.88 mg
Calcium 95.3 mg
Iron 4.41 mg
Zinc 1.89 mg
Vitamin A 123.43 ug
Vitamin C 12.17 g
Folic acid 53.59 ug
Salt (Sodium) 252.9 mg
Sugars 125.59 g
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